Hydraulic Institute seeks reviewers for updated pump standard

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The Hydraulic Institute (HI), under the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is seeking qualified individuals in North America to participate in the review process for the draft of updated Standard,American National Standard for Rotodynamic (Centrifugal and Vertical) Pump Tests (ANSI/HI 14.6 – 201x).

ANSI/HI 14.6-201x is a substantially revised and updated test standard that replaces ANSI/HI 1.6-2000 (centrifugal pump test standard) and ANSI/HI 2.6-2000 (vertical pump test standard). The committee that developed ANSI/HI 14.6-201x worked jointly with the committee revising ISO 9906-1999 to produce test standards that contain uniform acceptance grades and tolerances. The next revision of ANSI/HI 11.6 (Submersible Pump Test Standard) will also contain the same acceptance criteria. This means that the global pump community will be working with identical acceptance grades and tolerances when specifying a pump performance test.

Individuals and organizations located in North America directly and materially affected by this standard are asked to contact HI. These parties include pump users and specifiers, producers, standards developers, government agencies, and general interest groups. HI is currently assembling a canvass list of all parties interested in reviewing the draft. This list will be submitted to ANSI in order to meet its open canvass requirements.

To participate in the ANSI/HI canvass, contact Karen Anderson, administrator for technical affairs, at kanderson@Pumps.org or call 973-267-9700, ext. 123.

HI Pump Standards are reliable, widely accepted references for anyone involved in pumps, including users, consultants, contractors, construction firms, manufacturers of pumps, seals, motors, instrumentation, controls, and pump software developers and systems integrators. HI periodically introduces new Standards based on industry needs.

About the Hydraulic Institute:
The Hydraulic Institute is the largest association of pump producers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America and a global authority on pumps and pumping systems. Its mission is to serve as a forum for the exchange of industry information, while providing value-added services to member companies and pump users worldwide. For more information about the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and Standards Partners visitwww.Pumps.organdwww.PumpLearning.org.

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